July 9, 2019 (Louisville, KY)–On Friday, July 12, 2019, the Archdiocese of Louisville will hold a vigil to pray for and stand in solidarity with those who are being detained in inhumane conditions on the southern border of the United States. This vigil will take place at 7:45 p.m. on the steps of the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth Street Louisville.
This event will feature music, a greeting shared on behalf of Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, local speakers impacted by immigration policies, a call to action and the lighting of candles and a few moments of silence to express concern and solidarity with those detained in the inhumane conditions on the southern border.
This event is part of Catholic Charities of Louisville’s Be Golden Campaign. Be Golden draws on all faith traditions to highlight the importance of treating all people with dignity and respect. The theme is universal, but its focus is on immigrants, with goals to foster empathy and increase recognition that immigration is a human story.
For information, call: Cecelia Price at 502/585-3291 (office) or 502/417-7187 (cell).